Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Betty Vanderwielen

Thanking those who served


November 18, 2021

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Seeley-Swan High School Intro to Art students made cards thanking local veterans for their service. Art Teacher Thomas Boelman thought it was be a nice recognition from the students and helped them come up with the artwork for the front of the card. Students then wrote a thank you note inside and many signed their names. Cards were handed out to Seeley Lake and Swan Valley veterans following the Veterans Day ceremonies.

SEELEY LAKE - At the Seeley Lake Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11, President of the Veterans and Families of Seeley Lake Barb Knopp spoke of the men and women who fought and continue to fight so we can maintain our democracy, our very way of life. She also talked about the meaning of the poppies. Because of its blood red color, the red poppy became a symbol to memorialize the soldiers who fought and died in World War I and subsequent wars and conflicts. They are traditionally sold as a fundraiser to support veterans' programs. Almost three million dollars have been raised since the program sta...

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